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Dated: 07/20/2007

A complete copy of the July 24, 2007 Minutes will be available in Adobe Acrobat Reader format (PDF) when adopted by the Board

TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Administration Building & Historic County Court House
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, July 24, 2007

1:45 p.m. HCUA

l. 2:00 p.m. CONVENE:

"This meeting is being held in accordance with the provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act. Adequate notice has been given by posting throughout the year a copy of the notice on Bulletin Boards on the First and Second Floor of the Main Street County Complex, Building #1, Flemington, New Jersey, a public place reserved for such announcements. A copy was mailed on or before July 17, 2007, to the Hunterdon County Democrat, Lambertville Beacon, The Express, Courier News, Trenton Times, Hunterdon Review and Star Ledger, newspapers designated to receive such notices and by filing a copy with the Hunterdon County Clerk.”

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.
  2. Approval of the 2007/2008 Controlled Hunting Program.

IV. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY , Michael Rasimowicz

  1. Update on wireless project.

V. FINANCE , Ron Mathews

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of the 2006 Work First New Jersey Program, grant receivable in the amount of $11,575.00 and a grant reserve in the amount of $11,575.31.

VI. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #CountyClerk.894, with Xerox, for a wide format copier, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $16,107.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement for the preparation of an intensive level architectural survey for the Reconstruction of County Bridge A-39, to Richard Grubb & Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $6,769.

VII. PROJECT UPDATE, Frank J. Bell, AIA, Project Administrator

  1. Update of various County facilities and projects.

VIII. OPEN SPACE

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving at the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, two municipal grant program applications for East Amwell Township in the amount of $35,049.62 and West Amwell Township in the amount of $26,286.95; plus two nonprofit grant applications with the Hunterdon Land Trust Alliance, in the amount of $45,000; and the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, in the amount of $400,000.

IX. ROADS, BRIDGES and ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a Bridge Maintenance Easement, on Block 32, Lot 5.06, in East Amwell Township.

X. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for funding from the New Jersey State Nutrition Education Plan, in the amount of 168,362, to assess the nutrition education needs of food stamp eligible individuals and families, deliver nutrition education and evaluate the impact of this nutrition education program, through the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County, Family and Community Health Sciences Department, as part of the New Jersey Food Stamp Nutrition Education Plan.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Subgrant Award for the Victims of Crime Act, #V-07-07, in the amount of $288,035 (Federal funds: $230,428, County match: $57,607).

XI. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. To discuss issues concerning clear cutting along electrical transmission lines by PSE & G.

XII.EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

  1. To discuss various personnel issues.
  2. To discuss various legal issues.
  3. To discuss various land issues.

RECESS AT 5:00 P.M

RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION AT 5:30 p.m. IN LAMBERTVILLE CITY, at 25 SOUTH UNION STREET, (LAMBERTVILLE JUSTICE CENTER)

 

XIII. 5:30 p.m. CONSENT AGENDA

“All matters listed under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Hunterdon and will be enacted by one motion in the form listed below. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.”

  1. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated July 24, 2007.
  2. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for June 2007.
  3. RESOLUTION - Sam DeBella appointed unclassified, full time Chief of County Detectives, Prosecutor’s Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Dan Hurley appointed unclassified, full time Deputy Chief of County Detectives, Prosecutor’s Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Jeffrey Farneski appointed unclassified, full time County Investigator Lieutenant, Prosecutor’s Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - Kathleen Shive appointed unclassified, full time County Investigator Lieutenant, Prosecutor’s Office.
  7. RESOLUTION - Kristen Larsen appointed unclassified, full time County Investigator Sergeant, Prosecutor’s Office.
  8. RESOLUTION - Michael Nugent appointed unclassified, full time County Investigator Sergeant, Prosecutor’s Office.
  9. RESOLUTION - Kevin Burd appointed unclassified, full time County Investigator Sergeant, Prosecutor’s Office.
  10. RESOLUTION - Sean O’Lone appointed unclassified, full time County Investigator Sergeant, Prosecutor’s Office.
  11. RESOLUTION - Peter Pfeifer appointed unclassified, full time County Investigator First Class, Prosecutor’s Office.
  12. RESOLUTION - Joseph DeJesso appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  13. RESOLUTION - Donn Brown appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  14. RESOLUTION - Shane Fryer appointed permanent, full time County Park Ranger, Parks and Recreation.
  15. RESOLUTION - Paola Sahulka appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  16. RESOLUTION - Patricia Lillis appointed permanent, full time Principal Docket Clerk, Prosecutor’s Office.
  17. RESOLUTION - Eleanor Vesey appointed permanent, full time Program Development Specialist Aging, Division of Senior Services, Department of Human Services.
  18. RESOLUTION - Ann St. John appointed provisional, full time Social Worker Aging, Division of Senior Services, Department of Human Services.
  19. RESOLUTION - Kathi Ragno appointed provisional, full time Supervising Clerk, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  20. RESOLUTION - Amy Jo Seeley appointed provisional, full time Senior Technician MIS, Information Technology.
  21. RESOLUTION - Dan Johnson appointed provisional, full time Senior Technician MIS, Information Technology.
  22. RESOLUTION - Jonathan Delgado appointed temporary, as needed Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving an application and agreement for State Aid to Counties and Municipalities under the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority, for the Rehabilitation of County Bridge H-64-W, in Holland Township.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving a No Passing Zone in both directions of Linvale-Harbourton Road (County Route 579) in West Amwell Township.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving a change order for County Bid #2006-12, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge T-165, on Barley Sheaf Road, over a Tributary of the South Branch of the Raritan River, in Readington Township, with Empco Contracting, Inc., decrease of $27,441.44.
  26. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the revision of plans approved on December 29, 2006, for the Safety and Mobility Improvements for Intersections of County Route 523 ( River Road) with County Route 612 ( Bartles Corner Road) and County Route 523 ( Flemington Junction Road), in the Township of Raritan.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving a Road Opening Deposit release to Brian Plushanski Construction, in the amount of $1,000.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment #9, for Bid #2006-20, for the renovation of the Hall of Records and the Southard Building, with Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $97,068.62.
  29. RESOLUTION - Opposing the establishment of an Asset Monetization Plan as part of the State’s FY 2007 budget.

OLD BUSINESS
30. RESOLUTION - Approving a Mutual Assistance and Volunteer Agreement, for specialized law enforcement services, with the Township of Clinton, through the Hunterdon County FACT Team. 31.RESOLUTION - Approving a Mutual Assistance and volunteer Agreement for specialized law enforcement services, with the Town of Clinton, through the Hunterdon County FACT Team.
32. RESOLUTION - Approving a Volunteer Agreement, for the Township of Clinton, with Harry P. Bugal, for the Hunterdon County FACT Team.
33. RESOLUTION - Approving a Volunteer Agreement, for Town of Clinton, with Timothy McGuire, for the Hunterdon County FACT Team.
34. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Miller, Porter, Muller & Gaynor to serve as Council for the Planning Board, in an amount not to exceed $30,000.

XIV. RECOGNITION

  1. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Edward J. Kurowiski for having served on the Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council.
  2. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Gregg Rackin for having served on the Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council.

XV. PLANNING BOARD, Sue Dziamara, Director

  1. Planning Board and Farmland Preservation Update.
  2. RESOLUTION - Concurring with the County Planning Board in approve the recommendations and findings of the Hunterdon County Coordinated Human Services Transportation Plan.
  3. RESOLUTION - Supporting A-1308 which seeks to grant County Planning Boards the authority it currently possess regarding subdivisions, to have the same authority over site plans.

XVI. LIBRARY, Mark Titus, Director

  1. Update on Library events.

XVII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Lebanon Township First Aid Squad, requesting permission to hold a coin toss on September 01, 2007 and September 02, 2007, from 8 am until 4 pm, at the Intersection of Route 31 and Van Sycles Road, in Lebanon Township.

XVIII. FREEHOLDER REPORTS

XIX. PUBLIC SESSION DISCUSSION (NOTE: Limit of 5 minutes per person)

  1. High Bridge Borough Administrator, Douglas Walker, regarding an impending development.

 

 

 

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